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Ricardina
Ricardina, age 44, ia a hard-working woman. She lives in her own house with her 46 year old husband, Sergio, and their three beloved children. She wishes to offer them a better quality of life. Ricardina is a woman with arduous work to do.

She therefore gets up very early in order to prepare the food for the members of her family. She then heads to open the doors of her business to wait for her first customers. Ricardina’s grocery story is one of the busiest in the town where she lives. This is because of her great charisma and her kind service. These traits have made her business the one that her neighbors prefer. They do not hesitate to make their purchases knowing the great variety of basic needs products they will find in Ricardina’s store.

What she likes the most about her work is talking with her customers. She has been in this business for ten years. The most difficult part is having to stay on her feet all day.

With the support of the requested loan she will buy more provisions for her store. Later on she hopes that her business will grow and become the most preferred and the busiest one in her community. This will be her fouth loan with MFP. She knows that she has the responsibility to make all of her payments punctually, and she is prepared to do so.

In her communal bank she is always up to date on all of the agreements they have made. She will use the requested 3,000 soles to buy more merchandise like sacks of rice, sugar, milk, noodles, and canned goods, among other products.
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Ricardina, de 44 años, es una mujer trabajadora, vive en su propia casa junto a su esposo Sergio de 46 años y sus 03 queridos hijos, a quienes desea brindarle una mejor calidad de vida. Ricardina mujer de arduas labores que cumplir, por ello se despierta muy temprano para preparar los alimentos para los miembros de su familia para luego dirigirse a abrir las puertas de su negocio en espera de sus primeros consumidores. La tienda de abarrotes de Ricardina es una de las más visitadas de su centro poblado por el gran carisma que posee y la amabilidad en su trato, han hecho que sea la preferida por sus vecinos, quienes no dudan en hacer sus compras sabiendo de la gran variedad de productos de primera necesidad lo encontraran en la tienda de Ricardina. Lo que más le gusta de su trabajo es dialogar con sus clientes, lleva 10 años en esta actividad y considera que lo más difícil es tener que permanecer de pie todo el transcurso del día. Con el apoyo del crédito solicitado comprará más provisiones para su tienda. Más adelante, espera que su negocio crezca y se convierta en la más preferida y concurrida de su comunidad. Este será su crédito numero 04 con MFP, sabe que tiene la responsabilidad de pagar todas sus cuotas puntualmente y está dispuesto a hacerlo. En su banco comunal siempre esta al tanto de todos los acuerdos a los que llegan. Con el monto solicitado de 3,000 nuevos soles, comprará más mercaderías como sacos de arroz, azúcar, leche, fideos, conservas y entre otros productos.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 52
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,895,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Ricardina to buy rice, sugar, milk, noodles, and canned goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 24, 2011
Listed
Dec 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012